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Wildflower Center Seed Bank

The Wildflower Center's Seed Bank was established in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Seeds of Success (SOS) program in concert with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Millennium Seed Bank Program (MSBP). The purpose of the Seed Bank is to collect, conserve, and develop native plant materials for stabilizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in Texas and the United States.

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To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.


Cerastium brachypodum

Cerastium brachypodum (Engelm. ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob.

Short-stalk Chickweed, Shortstalk Chickweed

Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family)
USDA Symbol: CEBR3

Accession Data

Accession Number: LBJWC-1152

Field Data Form: LBJWC-1152.pdf
Collection Date: 2008-03-04
Accession Number: LBJWC-1152
Collection Number: 1152
Organization: LBJWC
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Marr, M., Segura, S.

Location Data

Country: US
Phytoregion: 32E
Phytoregion_full: Texas Blackland Prairies
State: Texas
County: Guadalupe
Municipality: Staples
Location: York Creek Cemetery is located on the south side of Wade Road, just east of Texas Highway 20.

Latitude: 29.718300
Longitude: -97.853520
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84

land_owner: York Creek Cemetery Association

Habitat Data

Associated Taxa: Oenothera speciosa, Bromus catharticus, Ulmus crassifolia, Prosopis glandulosa, Sonchus sp., Cynodon dactylon, Gaura suffulta, Phacelia congesta, Draba cuneifolia, Draba platycarpa, Evax verna, Vulpia octoflora
Aspect: All
Geology: Shale
Soil Texture: Clay (Gray 10YR 4/1)

Collection Data

Plants Sampled: 400 plants sampled
Population Size: 500
Specimen Notes: Marr. M.:In field:3 APR 2009

Inventory Data

MSB: 10000 seeds
NCGRP: 2500 seeds
LBJWC: 1700 seeds
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